KID DEVELOPMENT - COMMUNICATION WITH KID
- They have about 15 words before 18 months old.
- Combines 2 words in one sentence before 2 years old.
- Understand the simple instruction before 2 years old
Your kid may still communicate using their body language like pointing something that they want. Nothing wrong if use the body language, but the priority in this age is verbal language development as the communication facilities for kid. So if your child point to glass, you can ask him, “ do you want to drink ? “. Then wait their reaction ( nodded, shook his head or answer with the short answer ). Then you can ask again, “ What do you want to drink ? Milk or tea ? “. These inducements will motivate your kid to respond and get involved in conversation.